Intercultural Communications

Typical intercultural communications course structure

  • Two seminars each morning led by specialist tutors.
  • One seminar each day  by guest speakers
  • Two field visits to companies each week
  • Three hosted cultural visits each week
  • One hosted lunch in the University of Oxford 
  • Certificate on completion


Sample course content

  1. Intercultural Communications for business executives
  2. Marketing, culture and society
  3. Management and financial reporting
  4. Cultural issues in international business
  5. Improving written business communications
  6. Understanding legal communications
  7. Running effective meetings
  8. Organising and making presentations
  9. Negotiation skills
Trips and visits
  • Field Trips to businesses and organisations in the Oxford-area and within the University
  • Field Trips to relevant organisations within the UK e.g. Oxford City Council, the Chambers of Commerce
  • Field Trips to educational institutions such as the Said Business School (Oxford).
  • “Match-making” visits to relevant companies in Oxford

Cultural programme and excursions

Visit to the Colleges and Libraries of the University of Oxford;

Lunch in a College of the University;

Musical concerts at the Sheldonian Theatre and the Holywell Music Room

Guided tour of the Ashmolean museum, Bodleian library and the Pitt-Rivers Collection;

Day trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds, Warwick Castle and other stately homes and gardens

Accommodation and meals

Delegates usually stay in a good hotel in the centre of the city. Buffet lunches can be arranged if required near to the training venue.


A bi-lingual simultaneous translator can be provided.

Course duration

This depends on the client’s needs and requirements. Intercultural communications training courses can be run anytime of the year by arrangement with OICT